Prepare

“Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10)   By Fr. Brad Van Deventer This devotion isn’t long, and it’s not complex.  It’s not supposed to be.  It’s as simple as a sunrise…….and as bold and magnificent. As the world devolves into chaos during the “holiday” season, we have been called to prepare […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 23

Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name. Psalm 30:4    Fr. Christopher Waters Today is Thanksgiving Day. It is customary for family and friends to gather to enjoy a meal and be thoughtful about the many blessings God has given us. For this occasion, I thought it appropriate to […]

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Stretch….

No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, for the patch will pull away from the garment, making the tear worse.  Neither do men pour new wine into old wineskins.  If they do, the skins will burst, the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined.  No, they pour […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 16

And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.”  Matthew 14:28    Fr. Christopher Waters I love the Indiana Jones movie series. Not only are they entertaining, occasionally they are even instructional. In a scene from Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade (1989), Professor Jones has to […]

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Struggling?

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.  If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves. Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 9

“Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I  return. The Lord  gave, and the Lord has taken away;  blessed be the name of the Lord.” Job 1:21  Fr. Christopher Waters In Last Sunday’s sermon, we learned of the changes coming in the life of the church, and I related it to 2 Chronicles 20:ff where Judah was faced with […]

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Full Armour of God

“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet […]

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A Message From Father Chris – Nov 2

O LORD, I call to you; my Rock, do not be deaf to my cry; lest, if you do not hear me, I become like those who go down to the Pit. Psalm 28:1-2 Study of King David by Julia Margaret Cameron Fr. Christopher Waters What do you do when you are backed into a […]

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God is in Control – Everywhere!

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens. Jeremiah 10:12  By Betty Christel I have just returned from Destin, Florida where God’s awesome power was evident. The vastness of the ocean, the beauty of the white sands, the smallness […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Oct 26

And he said, “Listen, all Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: Thus says the LORD to you, ‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed at this great horde, for the battle is not yours but God’s. 2 Chronicles 20:15     Fr. Christopher Waters Have you ever felt like you were […]

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